Spankie made herstory as the first drag queen to win two drag television competition franchises simultaneously. She first stole the hearts of audiences in 2020 by winning House of Drag Season 2, New Zealand’s own version of Drag Race. Spankie’s unique ability to care for her fellow cast members and use her creative skills to cleverly approach each task earned her the coveted House of Drag Crown.
But that wasn’t enough for this queen! Drawing on her strengths and knowledge, Spankie once again took the crown in RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under Season 2 2022.
(Yes, it’s all about the seasons with this Queen.)
Spankie is not just a talented performer, but also a passionate advocate for the LGTBIQ+ communities. She has been the roving reporter for Wellington International Pride Parade for four years, entertaining crowds of up to 50,000 through camera, live stream, and hosting duties. She has also produced and hosted numerous events for Palmerston North City council, including the famous Light it Up Palmy – Candles in the Park. Spankie is in high demand headlining multiple events across Australia, New Zealand and soon the World.
But Spankie doesn’t just stick to the big cities. She’s willing to bring her love and talents to small towns like Tokoroa, Turangi, Echuca – even Wollongong! After all, she was raised in a small town in New Zealand where sheep outnumbered the residents and there were four seasons in one day. And let’s not forget Feilding, the place where Spankie was raised – what a character!
Being raised in a small town has instilled in Spankie a desire to uplift those who feel they have little, either emotionally or physically. She never forgets where she comes from and is always willing to share the love, the sheep, the neighbour’s lemons off their tree, and even her mother’s jandles.
With her naughty but nice humor, powerful live vocals, zestful personality and her heart always guiding her, Spankie can take an ordinary event and make it truly extraordinary. Spankie is sure to leave you spellbound!
It’s as simple as Spank-on, Spank-off !